Calendar of Events

The Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center holds several special events throughout the year. Each event brings to life a different aspect of history by telling the stories of the people and the time. For more information on these events, please call (636) 798-2005 or email BooneHome@lindenwood.edu.

2016 Schedule of Events

Journey West
April 23: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The frontier promises new life and adventure, but are you willing to learn the skills for survival and take the road into the unknown? Experience pioneer life with hands-on programs and demonstrations. See if you have what it takes to Journey West at the Historic Daniel Boone Home. $10 - Adult, $8 - Senior, $5 - Child.
Journey West Flier
 
Homeschool Day
May 25: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

We invite homeschool students and their families to experience pioneer life by exploring hands-on programs and demonstrations throughout our village. Bring a sack lunch and spend the day learning about Daniel Boone and frontier life. Enjoy the beauty of our site while getting in your core homeschool hours! $7-Students, $5-Adults (18 and older), Children (4 and under): Free; One free adult per 4 paying students.
Homeschool Day Flier
 
Pioneer Days
September 17-18

This two day family event teaches about life on the Missouri Frontier. Play pioneer games, hear music, dance, and experience what life in a frontier village was like. Walk through the Daniel Boone Home for a chance to meet Daniel Boone himself.
 
Spirits of the Past
October 22

Life in the early 1800s was filled with superstition and uncertainty. As night descends, walk the lantern-lit paths and explore a pioneer village where doubt lurks in the shadows. Reservations recommended.
 
Christmas Candlelight
December 2-3, 9-10

Thousands of candles illuminate a world on the edge of the frontier. Step back into the early 1800s to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the past with stories, music, and hot cider. Reservations recommended.
 


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